Good practice for pupils learning English as an additional language: Lessons from effective literacy teachers in inner-city primary schools

  title={Good practice for pupils learning English as an additional language: Lessons from effective literacy teachers in inner-city primary schools},
  author={Naomi Flynn},
  journal={Journal of Early Childhood Literacy},
  pages={177 - 198}
  • Naomi Flynn
  • Published 1 August 2007
  • Education
  • Journal of Early Childhood Literacy
This article presents observations and discussion of the successful teaching of English to pupils, in English primary schools, for whom English is an additional language (EAL). It draws on research in Year 2 (6—7-year old) classes in three inner-city primary schools carried out in 2003 and 2005. Three recognized, effective teachers of literacy were selected for case study; all worked in successful schools where results for literacy, measured by national tests, were in line with or better than… 

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